The department of biology existed in our college right from its inception from 1957. Our department is a dynamic modern school of biological studies with a reputation of rigorous academic standards innovation and excellence in teaching and research. Our course was completely revamped keeping in view the requirements of students both in their higher studies and job markets. We have dedicated team of staff members with an attitude of encouraging and innovating, providing an environment of professional learning and development and creating values for students through sustained academic growth and skill orientation. Zoology was thought as a subject to the students of pre university course with the introduction of B Sc. Botany, Zoology has been offered as an ancillary subject To the students of botany major from 1972. The B.Sc. Degree in Zoology was introduced in 1982. A variety of teaching and learning techniques has been employed to impart knowledge and skills to students. Alumni in of our department have made their marks in various institutions around the world.
Department of Zoology
Enlightening the students with total dedication to bring out the hidden skills, creativity and human excellence with due emphasis on knowledge about recent development in the field of biology and mould them as responsible citizens.
Metamorphosing the students holistically through seminars, symposia, guest lectures, group discussions, shared class experiences, assignments, nature club, field visits, ecotrip, job opportunities, and healthy practices to express the excellence within.
To provide quality education to the students on meticulous knowledge in Zoology.
To understand the unity of life with the rich diversity of organisms and their ecological environmental and evolutionary significance.
To create awareness on biosphere conservation by field visit and biosafety measures in laboratory.
To access the practical experience in instrument handling, bee keeping, virtual dissection, and microbial products in pharmaceutical industry.
To know the recent development of Bioinformatics, information and network security.
We offer core papers such as Sericulture, Apiculture, Vermiculture, Aquaculture, MLT for Global needs and self employment.
To gain knowledge about origin of life, animal ethics and evidences of evolution
To prepare the students with required skills to make them employable when they finish Zoology programme
To develop the skills of students in various spheres like Research, Presentation of Papers in Seminars / Conferences and to equip the students with creativity to take part in inter-collegiate competitions
To accomplish a hundred percent results.
To educate and elevate the students with human excellence.
Infrastructure & Highlights
Glowing collection of books in the department library
Around 500 specimens in the department museum
Separate research chamber for research scholars
ICT Enabled teaching methods.
Well-equipped virtual lab
Demonstration with Charts, Preserved Specimens, Stuffed animals, Slides
Subject Videos and animated videos
Google class rooms
Field based studies
Special lectures and demos given by subject experts
Hands on training during practical session
Modernized environmental quality parameters analyzing equipments
Well designed national level curriculum.
Curriculum focus on employability/ entrepreneurship/ skill development.
Recently emerging zoology fields were included in our syllabi like Bioinformatics and cyber security, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology.
The current syllabi for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) zoology part is fully covered the present B. Sc., curriculum which offers the potential possibilities for passing zoology related examinations.
Curriculum oriented filed visits for students.
Head of Department, who leads from the front (dedicated, energetic, active in both research and teaching).
Strong commitment to teaching.
Record of attracting funding agencies for national conferences, workshops.
All faculty members are active in research.
Breadth of disciplines currently covered for teaching, morale in the faculty and students have enhanced.
Wide range of skills, positive attitude, flexibility of teaching staff.
Ability of the faculty members to work together, in a flexible manner.
Willingness to take on board the challenge of Quality assurance/Quality Improvement process.
Students are motivated to participate and made presentations in conferences, seminars, symposium, workshops and wildlife census programmes.
Final year students are involved in mini projects in applied aspects.
Preparation of honey comb
Bee keeping and honey harvesting techniques
Aquarium maintenance techniques
Fish feed preparation techniques
Edible fish recipe preparations
Manure preparation from fish waste
Silkworm rearing techniques
Silk reeling techniques
Blood and urine analysis
Habit and habitat of black headed Ibis
Ornamental fish culture
Field study of Grizzled Giant Squirrel
Production of Organic Fertilizer from Solid Waste
To motivate our students to participate campus interviews.
The medical coding/ medical transcription offer placement opportunities for under graduate students.
New appointments like organic forming- vermi compost, organic silk production, organic honey production techniques will be made for young zoologists.
Self employment – edible and ornamental fish culture.